Rajshahi Development Authority

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Rajshahi Development Authority
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Official language
WebsiteRajshahi Development Authority

Rajshahi Development Authority (Bengali: রাজশাহী শহর উন্নয়ন কর্তৃপক্ষ) is a Bangladesh government development authority under the Ministry of Housing and Public Works responsible for development of Rajshahi City. Prof Bazlur Rahman is the Chairperson of the Rajshahi Development Authority.[1]


Rajshahi was established in 1825 and became a town in 1876. In 1976, the Government of Bangladesh established the Rajshahi Development Authority and Rajshahi was upgraded to a city in 1987.[2] The authority announced a Master Plan in 2015 for Rajshahi City covering the next 20 years.[3] In 2019, Rajshahi Development Authority announced 11 development projects with a combined budget of 107 billion taka.[4]


  1. ^ "RDA plans Tk 850cr uplift projects in Rajshahi". theindependentbd.com. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Rajshahi". Rajshahi Development Authority. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Rajshahi Dev Authority formulates 20-year master plan". The Daily Star. 11 October 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Tk 1,077cr dev projects for Rajshahi residents". The Daily Star. 7 January 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.